In form Crystal Palace star Glenn Murray says Neil Warnock told him to leave club

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The striker is now in great for the club under new boss Alan Pardew.

To think that Glenn Murray is now a regular starter for Crystal Palace is quite remarkable considering his lowly position in the squad under the club's previous manager.

The Palace striker has told FourFourTwo this week how Neil Warnock told him he had no future at Palace, prior to a loan spell at Reading:

"I never wanted to leave the club in the summer, but when I had a private conversation with the gaffer [Warnock] and he told me that Palace wasn’t the place for me to be, I decided it was best to go to Reading. I wanted to play.”

Of course in the end it was Warnock who had no future at Selhurst Park. The manager was sacked by Palace from his second spell at the club in December.

He was succeeded by Alan Pardew, who has changed things around for the club - and Murray.

Murray returned from his Palace loan spell on the very same day that Pardew took over and has been a regular since.

He has been leading the Palace line and providing the perfect foil for the pace of Yannick Bolasie, Jason Puncheon and Wilfried Zaha behind him. With those three charging on beyond the hold up man Pardew's Eagles have been soaring.

They are currently 11th in the Premier League table and have an eye on Stoke and West Ham ahead of them after four wins on the bounce.

As for Murray, he has scored six in seven since returning from his loan deal and will be hoping to add another against West Brom this weekend.

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